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High school football stars on display

January 1, 2009 |  4:15 pm

Matt Barkley On Sunday, ESPN will televise the Under Armour High School All-America High School football game from the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando at 5 p.m. PT.

USC and UCLA fans will be able to see several players who have committed to their teams.

For the Trojans, playing on the White team: Santa Ana Mater Dei quarterback Matt Barkley; Calhoun (S.C.) County wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey; and Agoura High offensive lineman Kevin Graf.

For the Bruins, also playing on the White team: Rancho Cucamonga Los Osos quarterback Richard Brehaut; Carson High receiver Morrell Presley; and Kapolei, Hawaii, offensive lineman Stan Hasiak.

According to the ESPN recruiting information, several players from both the White team and the Black team are still considering USC and/or UCLA: Salt Lake City Cottonwood offensive lineman John Martinez has USC and UCLA as well as Louisiana State, Ohio State and Oklahoma on his list; Pleasant Grove (Utah) Timpview offensive lineman Xavier Su'a Filo lists USC and UCLA plus Notre Dame, Brigham Young and Louisiana State; Scottsdale (Arizona) Saguaro defensive lineman Corey Adams has USC, Arizona State, Nebraska and Ohio State; Honolulu Punahou linebacker Manti Te'o has UCLA, USC and Notre Dame, Stanford and Brigham Young; Sanford (Fla.) Seminole wide receiver Andre Debose names Florida, Louisiana State, Miami, Georgia and USC; Wheaton (Md.) Good Counsel linebacker Jelani Jenkins has USC plus Penn State, Notre Dame, Miami and Stanford; Miami Gulliver Prep linebacker Frankie Telfort is down to USC and Florida; Sanford (Fla.) Seminole defensive back Ray Ray Armstrong is considering USC, Florida State, Florida, Louisiana State and Miami.

-- Diane Pucin

Photo: Mater Dei's Matt Barkley. Credit: Kirby Lee / US Presswire

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